Gracilaria radicans , nom. illeg. 1886
Gracilaria radicans Hauck 1886: 165, nom. illeg.
Published in: Hauck, F. (1886). Ueber einige von J.M. Hildebrandt im Rothen Meere und Indischen Ocean gesammelte Algen. Hedwigia 25: 165-168, 217-221, 1 fig.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria hauckii P.C.Silva
Type locality: Nosy-Bé, Madagascar (Silva & al. 1996: 171).
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), rooting, putting forth aerial roots (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria radicans Hauck)
Africa: Ethiopia (Papenfuss 1968).
South-east Asia: Indonesia (Tseng & Xia 1999).
Abbott, I.A. (1995). A decade of species of Gracilaria (sensu lato). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 185-195. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Tsuda, R.T. (1985). Gracilaria from Micronesia: key, list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 91-92. California Sea Grant College Program.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 October 2021.